NFL trade rumors: Patriots close to acquiring Isaac Sopoaga

Aug 15, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Isaac Sopoaga (97) during the second quarter against the Carolina Panthers at Lincoln Financial Field. The Eagles defeated the Panthers 14-9. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports

The New England Patriots have had plenty of injuries in the middle of their defense, so with less than a half hour to go until the NFL trade deadline they may be close to bolstering their defensive front.

From Adam Schefter of ESPN:

Keep your eyes peeled, because a trade could go down soon.

Last year, the Patriots acquired Aqib Talib from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with 60 seconds to go before the deadline.

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Topics: New England Patriots, Philadelphia Eagles

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